NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A young child was injured in a slashing in Manhattan on Saturday.

It happened at the Frederick Douglass Houses on West 104th Street around 2 p.m.

The 10-year-old was slashed by a 45-year-old woman who fled the scene after the incident, according to police.

Police say the boy was left with a cut down his face to his neck.

The child is being treated at a local hospital. He is expected to be OK.

No word on what prompted the attack or if the woman even knew the child.

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